Cartoons are basically illustrations and or animations set in a non-realistic world. The meaning of cartoon has been evolving since its origin, but the modern day cartoon involves any images or a series of images drawn for satire, caricature, comic, humor, or motion picture.
Some of the earliest cartoons can be traced back to eighteenth century Britain where cartoons were made as a form of satire. These early political cartoons soon came to colonial America, and turned into a critical piece of the development for freedom. The early political cartoons in the states jabbed fun at British govern and the laws of the day. The political cartoons in the newspapers of the day gave a focal topic to the developing progressive spirit. Cartoons have likewise been utilized as pictures to promote certain goals and ideals. A standout amongst the most these is Uncle Sam. In 1852, the picture of Uncle Sam started to show up in a cartoon in a New York newspaper. Soon, the picture of Uncle Sam moved toward being associated to the United States and Uncle Sam started to show up in advertisements to help the nation amid times of war and struggle. At the point when the motion picture was invented in the mid 1900’s, one of the earliest uses of this new medium was the cartoon. Now popular cartoons would be screened on the big screen. Audiences of motion pictures were excited to see a portion of the cartoon shorts that would start to show up. The cartoons of the motion pictures were an apparatus for a long time and through work crafted by the Disney Studios in the late 1900’s and then continued work of animation studios, like, Disney, Pixar and DreamWorks Studios have advanced the genre cartoon motion pictures higher than ever. While cartoons in the movies and in print have been a piece of our lives, the area that has seen the best headway of the genre is the work crafted by television cartoons. Cartoons have been a piece of television since the beginning of TV in the mid 1900’s. Through the span of time cartoons, like , Bugs Bunny, Mickey Mouse and other early TV cartoon pioneers have been a part of our life. In time, cartoons, for example, The Flintstones, Jetsons and Scooby Doo started to show up after which animated cartoons for energized superheroes, such as, Batman, Superman and Spiderman started. Today, television cartoons keep airing including those that are not only for kids, like, The Simpsons, South Park and The Family Guy.
Cartoons also play a huge role in fine arts. Cartoons in the fine art involve a full-sized preliminary drawing after which fresco, oil, mosaic, tapestry or stained glass are made.